Lookup Public Records in Fentress CountyTennessee. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.

Fentress County, Tennessee Overview

Fentress County is located in the state of Tennessee. The county was formed in 1823. The place was named after James Fentress, state legislator. The county seat is Jamestown. As of 2010, the county has a population of 17,959. The county has a total area of 499 square miles, 499 square miles of which is land, and 0.3 square miles is water. The county consists of 9 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 38556 recorded as the one with the largest population. Fentress County borders the following counties:.

Fentress County Clerk Information

The Fentress County Clerk’s office is responsible for licenses that range from marriage licenses, business licenses, and beer licenses to notary public licenses. The Clerk’s Office is also responsible for various other records. The Clerk’s office keeps records of truck filings, records of each public official’s swearing and bonds, and minutes of county commission meetings.

Below is the physical address of the County Clerk:

Marilyn Stephen, County Clerk
101 Main St South
Jamestown, TN 38556
Phone: 931-879-8014
Fax: 931-879-8438

Register of Deeds

The primary function of the Fentress County Register of Deeds is to make and preserve a record of instrument required or allowed by law to be filed or recorded, including but not limited to deeds, powers of attorney, mortgages, liens, contracts, plats, leases, judgements, wills, court orders, military discharges, papers under the Uniform Commercial Code, and other types of instruments. The records provide public notice of property ownership, liens and contracts, and other transactions that affect the public interest.

Below is the physical address of the Register of Deeds:

Trish Slaven, Register of Deeds
101 Main St South
Jamestown, TN 38556
Phone: 931-879-7818
Fax: 931-879-4502

Property Assessor

The Fentress County Property Assessor office maintains property records and maps of current ownership. They also maintain improvements to properties, maintain property accounts, and maintain mineral right assessments.

Below is the physical address of the Property Assessor:

Melynda Sullivan, Property Assessor
101 Main Street
Jamestown, TN 38556
Phone: 931-879-9194
Fax: 931-879-9981

Circuit Court Clerk

The office of the Fentress County Court Clerk is responsible for maintaining records of the Circuit Courts, Juvenile Courts, Criminal Courts, and General Sessions Court of Fentress County. The Circuit Court Clerk is also responsible for the collection of delinquent land taxes and conducts the delinquent land tax sales in Fentress County.

Below is the physical address of the Circuit Court Clerk:
Gina Mullinux Miller, Court Clerk
140 Justice Center Dr
Suite 126
Jamestown, TN 38556
Phone: 931-879-7919
Fax: 931-879-3014

Fentress, TN Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200915,362
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20098,238
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200911
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-20098
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009203
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20091,678
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-200965
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009281
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200912
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20091,027
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200916
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200914
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20091,362
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009100
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200911
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-200970
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-200944
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200924
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009217
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009180
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20098
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-200915
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200918
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200954
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20091,653
Fentress County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Fentress County, the applicants must apply together, in person, at the County Clerk’s office. Both parties must present their state-issued picture ID, military ID, or passport, and know their social security number
State Law:Marriage – Title 36, Ch. 3 and Enforcement of antenuptial agreements – Title 36, §36-3-501
All State Statutes: Information is online at the State Website
Office:Fentress County Marriage License
Location:101 South Main Street, Jamestown, Tennessee, 38556
Phone:931-879-8014

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